Donegal reps happy with American and British tour operators meeting

Representatives of Donegal’s tourism industry have this week met with over 60 American and Canadian top tour operators with the hope of boosting tourist numbers from the two countries next year.

The operators were briefed on The Gathering 2013 and how they can work next year’s festivities into their itineraries.

The meetings come as the tour operators make final decisions about what packages to offer their customers during 2013.

Failte Ireland's Martina Bromley says the tour operators have the potential to deliver significant amounts of visitors to Ireland with Donegal getting its fair share:

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